A Designer Updates a 1971 Home by Celebrated Washington Architect Moritz Kundig

A Designer Updates a 1971 Home by Celebrated Washington Architect Moritz Kundig

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By Brian Libby
Josh Hissong takes on the mantle of one of Washington’s most noted architects with a reverent renovation.

Designer Josh Hissong had been looking for a lot in Spokane, Washington, where he could build a home for himself, his wife, Shiva, and their new baby when one of his employees sent him a text with instructions: "Click on this link and buy this house." The 1971 post-and-beam structure had fallen into disrepair, and the yard was, as Josh recalls, "a mess." But the couple loved its modernist lines and quickly made an offer.

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